I love to drink things that taste bad to most people: cheap wine, scotch neat, and IPAs so strong they’re named for their bitterness. I also love the feeling each of these brings to me in the first few sips: that cue that it’s time to relax, hang out with friends, or kick back and enjoy a particularly pleasant day. After a long day or busy week, it seems so right to knock back a cold one, have a glass (or sometimes bottle!) of wine, or hit the bar for happy hour.
Which is why it might be surprising that I decided to give up alcohol completely for two whole months. Read entire article at Greatist.com >>